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Home Décor Trends for 2016

I always look forward to the international trade shows that I attend in Paris and Frankfurt. These seem to set the tone for the up and coming home décor trends that will also influence us here back at home. But this year I found that our Southern Californian lifestyle as well as the hip artist [...]

By |2016-03-24T09:29:55+00:00March 24th, 2016|Home Decor, Inspiration|0 Comments

Sweet Peas – The Cream of the Crop

Sweet peas are deservedly popular in southern California. Our long, mild winters are perfect for their growth and flowering. Their powerful, sweet fragrance is something that stays in our minds. In fact, when I ask people why they like sweet peas, they often say something to the effect that they fondly remember […]

By |2016-02-18T15:15:33+00:00February 18th, 2016|Floral, Inspiration, Spring|1 Comment

Holiday Entertaining by Barbara McGraw

The season for entertaining is here. Whether you’re throwing a big bash or hosting an intimate dinner, you’ll want your home to be beautiful, organized and ready for sharing a memorable time with family and friends. A few tips and some table inspiration will hopefully send you on your way to spread the joy without [...]

Christmas Decorating Trends for 2015 by Eric Cortina

Autumn is finally here, and our thoughts are drawn to the upcoming holiday season. Planning our parties, decorating the tree for Christmas and getting the home ready for guests are all part of this time of year. To help you decide on the direction to go with your decorations this holiday season, I have gathered [...]

Creating Vignettes with Your Christmas Must-Haves

I get to work in a richly visual world (yes, there are days when I just pinch myself!). This time of year at Roger’s Gardens is especially vibrant. Our gallery is overflowing with a bounty of beautiful Christmas keepsakes. Here, we are respectful of tradition, but we also move to the beat of our own [...]

By |2017-10-06T09:26:25+00:00November 12th, 2015|Christmas, Collectibles, Holiday, Inspiration|2 Comments

Lawn to California Friendly Landscape in 11 Steps by Ron Vanderhoff

Fifteen years ago Roger’s Gardens was surrounded by lush lawns, lots of them. Times change and so do landscapes. In August of 2015 we took on the ambitious project of removing the last remnant of our lawns. Completing the last leg of a project that we began over ten years ago, we uprooted the water-thirsty [...]

Behind The Curtain: Halloween 2015 – What’s In A Name?

“What’s the Halloween theme this year?” This may be the most asked question I get as a visual merchandiser at Rogers Gardens every year starting around, oh, April, at least by fellow employees (the most asked customer question is: “Don’t you just love your job?” to which the answer is YES!). […]

The Ease of Summer Entertaining by Barbara McGraw

The casual season of summer calls for effortless entertaining with make ahead salads and quickly grilled dinners. Relaxed entertaining is at its best when the host can enjoy the party as much as the guests. Create an easy breezy menu that keeps you out of the kitchen and in the conversation. A dash of rustic [...]

By |2015-08-26T17:07:07+00:00August 26th, 2015|Food, Home Decor, Inspiration|0 Comments